Day 5

Jazz Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Themes and Symbolism

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will examine the different themes and symbolism that have appeared in the novel up to this point and will create a vision board to visualize and explain the symbols

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.11-12.5

    Structure:

    In this activity, the students will discuss themes and symbolism in general, examine the specific themes and symbols used in Jazz, and then create storyboards to help visually represent these ideas.

    Lead the class in a brief discussion about what themes and symbols are.

    Theme: The central idea, message, or lesson present in a given work. Common...

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